|William Spivey and Christopher Alvarado- Sun Dog [treetrunk 311] - William Spivey and Christopher Alvarado|
Some lovely and very effective landscape-style ambient music from maestros William Spivey and Christopher Alvarado.
Keywords: ambient; soundscape; collaboration; atmospheric
|Lorenzo Williams- Ruler Of Games [treetrunk 312] - Lorenzo Williams|
Up-and-coming musician Lorenzo Williams debuts here on Treetrunk with 2 catchy, emotive tracks, and 2 remixes.
Keywords: pop; groove; jam; debut
|Mystified- Presence [treetrunk 309] - Mystified|
A slow-moving, drift-y longform piece made using acoustic drones. Trombone, flute and didgeridoo appear prominently. The track was mastered by Simon Heath, curator of the Cryo Chamber label, and member of Atrium Carceri among other acts.
Keywords: ambient; longform; drone
Downloads: 995 (1 review)
|Scott Lawlor, EugeneKha and Mister Vapor- Three Moons [treetrunk 305] - Scott Lawlor, EugeneKha and Mister Vapor|
Mister Vapor posted a nice, plum drone in late summer of 2014 called "Jupiter". Scott Lawlor picked that sound up and created 3 pieces, each based on a moon of Jupiter. Scott and Vapor asked EugeneKha to add some elements to the compositions, and Mister Vapor joined in to add a final layer or three, artwork and mastering.This release is a collaboration in the truest sense-- it exemplifies the kind of cooperation made possible by internet communication.Imagine yourself taking a trip around the So...
Keywords: drone; ambient; soundscape; collaboration; dark; space
Downloads: 2,416 (1 review)
|M.Nomized with Mystified- Blue Heart Of Drones [treetrunk 310] - M.Nomized with Mystified|
Mystified is glad to report that the artist M.Nomized has agreed to use some of his acoustic drones to craft his very own deep, expressive dark ambient/drone tracks. Both artists hope you will enjoy and appreciate these excellent works.M.Nomized is a recording artist, mail artist, author, collagist and painter who was born Madrange Michel in Paris in 1956. He started his work in 1975 with contemporary music and sound research...
Keywords: remix; drone; ambient; soundscape
Downloads: 798 (1 review)
|Christian Doil- Zeit [treetrunk 306] - Christian Doil|
"hourglass, stopwatch, cuckoo clock, grandfather clock, kirchturmuhr, wrist watch - time is running out, is won, lost, gives us structure, frame, beautiful and less beautiful moments - in short time structured our entire life. as a child my uncle has impressed me the old grandfather clock. dark wood, twice as tall as I am, with a deep sound. mystical, fabulous, almost with its own soul. their voluminous proposals form the frame of the album in the form of introduction, between tee and graduation...
Keywords: ambient; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 724 (1 review)
|Jeff Sampson- Requiem In Shallows [treetrunk 163] - Jeff Sampson|
"History is littered with examples of great civilizations, cultures, and economic empires that reached a point where they could no longer sustain themselves. Complacence washed over the great majority. Where once there had been forward-thinking, it had receded to a dark shallowness sucking the light, and life, from any who raised a warning cry. Apathy set in. The foundations and structures the greatness had been built on were ignored, forgotten, and eroded...
Keywords: longform; experimental; vocal; ambient; soundscape; drone
Downloads: 3,241 (2 reviews)
|Mystified and Daniel Barbiero- Numinous Transmissions [treetrunk 304] - Mystified and Daniel Barbiero|
Exploring sounds and ideas of the sacred using Daniel Barbiero's double bass and Mystified's sounds and mixing. Some sounds by Daniel Barbiero, and special thanks also to Shane Morris for the use of 2 of his field recordings.
Keywords: ambient; drone; collaboration; strings; electro acoustic; shortwave; atmospheric; soundscape
|Jeff Sampson with Mystified- Corpse Raiser [treetrunk 167] - Jeff Sampson with Mystified|
Voices from the primal ether emerge, and dead flesh comes living. This piece by Jeff Sampson, using trombone sounds by Mystified, is a precursor to a longer, more involved collaboration due out later in 2011. For now, please enjoy this piece, with all the power and potential it holds.
Keywords: mystified; ambient; vocal; longform; trombone; acoustic; organic; drone; soundscape
Downloads: 3,268 (1 review)
|Thomas Park- Our Skies Radio New [Treetrunk 307] - Thomas Park|
A decade ago, as Pantheist Audio, I speculated that musicians could use natural data to create music. Music, I felt, was all around us-- in plants, trees, animals, and elsewhere. Maybe God was speaking to us through nature. I realized that I was not the first person to think these things.In the original "Our Skies" radio, I attempted to use variable star data from the AAVSO network as seeds for fractal ambient pieces...
Keywords: fractal; ambient; generative; soundscape
|Tamayurakurage vs. Emerge- Meltdown [treetrunk 308] - Tamayurakurage and Emerge|
Dedicated to all the people in Fukushima. Photography by Gerald Fiebig. Design by EMERGE.
Keywords: ambient; drone; soundscape
|Grove Of Whispers- Between [treetrunk 303] - Grove Of Whispers|
the distancethe outside worldnot enough or none at allin the spaceme and the worldstrong points, flawspages and letterspresent and pastclouds and rain-swept earthempty spacedark wavesher legslife and deaththe two of themmy kneesher lipsus foreverme and youbetweenCover adapted from an image by chikache _.Grove of Whispers is John Tocher. John does the Sadayatana podcast and plays live several nights a week on Stillstream...
Keywords: ambient; longform; live
|Mystified- The UFO Hoax [treetrunk 302] - Mystified|
All tracks written according to Project Blue Book code. The truth is out there.
Keywords: electronica; experimental; groove; ambient; ufo; extraterrestrial; sample; loop
Downloads: 1,119 (1 review)
|900 piesek- Foggy Mountains [treetrunk 297] - 900 piesak|
"The album called 'Foggy Mountains' and contains almost live ambient shaped electroacoustic recordings of the metal objects. The sound is quite raw like an direct recording of my old guitar combo. . ."-- 900 piesek Obtain a cassette of this release here.
Keywords: acoustic; experimental
|Stefan Paulus- Cartographies of Erehwon [treetrunk 300] - Stefan Paulus|
“Cartographies of Erehwon” is a remix of field recordings taken by Stefan Paulus during the last 10 years: Phonocartographies of harbor cities, bars, stone pits, churches and mosques. Reverberations of children playing in a backyard in Istanbul, flies in the Carpathian Mountains, street noise in Sarajevo or the buzz of the police and airport transmitters in New York, Illinois or Amsterdam. “Cartographies of Erehwon” are blurred recollections of transits across altering realities and area...
Keywords: field recording; phonocartography; drone; ambient; bioacoustic; intuitive music
|Cousin Silas-- Complex Silence 28 [treetrunk 239] - Cousin Silas|
"Are you Cousin Silas?" A person interested in using a song of his, released on my netlabel, for a non-commercial project asked me. "No", I replied "but I am probably his number one fan." It is with this in mind that I write the liner notes for the release of Complex Silence 28, an album that I was honored to do the album design for (using a painting by the fantastic visual artist and mutual friend Ade Hodges) and one I've only just listened to because I wanted to keep it a surprise for release ...
Keywords: ambient; minimal; classical; experimental
|Desohll- Bleak Emptiness Revealed [treetrunk070] - Desohll|
Desohll is Joomoonaz, based in the Netherlands. Musical inspiration is found in the sounds of Earth, Gaia. Sounds that are around us, but we choose to ignore for one reason or another. These sounds are monotonized by Desohll, yet keeping a strange and subtle variance. This is Desohll's second release, but it constitutes the first-ever recordings he has made. Sound sources are the occurences in an empty hallway along with minute, deformed sine-wave tones.The soundscapes is only fully appreciated ...
Keywords: ambient; longform; drone
Downloads: 297 (1 review)
|Various Artists - Particular Streams Remixes [treetrunk007] - Various Artists|
Thomas of mystified, having listened to a recent net release through Batman and Robin Records, realized that the sounds in the release would function well both as individual songs and as raw material for remixes. Much of the sounds on this release, "Particular Streams", are translations of field recordings made in South Saint Louis, Missouri. When Thomas issued a call for musicians to use "Particular Streams" as source material for remixing, there was a solid response, and all kinds of different...
Keywords: ambient; experimental; abstract; noise; drone
|EugeneKha- Sperum [treetrunk 202] - EugeneKha|
A nice collection of drony spacemusic songs to enjoy. Recorded at White Art Studio, 2010-2011. All tracks created, arranged, performed and recording by Evgenij V. Kharitonov (EugeneKha) (c) + (p) Evgenij V. Kharitonov / EugeneKha, 2012
Keywords: Ambient; Experimental Ambient; Drone; Dark Ambient; Field recordings
|Mystified- Eccentrica [treetrunk 298] - Mystified|
"Eccentrica" is a collection of interesting mystified tracks. It was originally released as a cdr on Fork and Spoon Records, but because of technical difficulties, we had to discontinue it there. The "Solar Aberration" tracks emerged organically from a glitch in my new laptop's audio system. "Recital" includes audio of my niece Sophia playing "Judas Of The Maccabees" on her violin. "It's Never Too Late" uses only audio from a short piano improvisation (also included) to make a mid-form ambient ...
Keywords: ambient; drone; collection; mystified; dark ambient; soundscape; glitch; atmosphere
Downloads: 1,564 (1 review)
|Alister Flint-- Experimentalist [treetrunk 171] - Alister Flint|
"Experimentalist is a composite of a few tracks, extracted from various albums. They are not really linked together by a common theme or concept. Except the attempt to put in sounds some random visions at what's surrounding us"-- Alister Flint, 2011
Keywords: experimental; dark; electronica; ambient; soundscape
|EugeneKha- Lost In The Sands [treetrunk 269] - EugeneKha|
========================Artist: EugeneKhaAlbum Name: Lost In The Sands========================Tracklist:1. Bells Of Epoch (Part 1) (5:05)2. A Scanner Darkly (6:31)3. Bells Of Epoch (Part 2) (5:13)4. Lost In The Sands (Re-Mix 2013) (12:32)5. Bells Of Epoch (Part 2 - Fog Mix) (5:23)6. Lost In The Sands (Atmospheric Mix) (12:17)Release Details:Country: RussiaStyle: Space Ambient, Dark Ambient, DroneTotal time: 47:01Format: mp3, 320 kbpsRecorded 2012 - 2013 at White Art StudioAll tracks by Evgenij V...
Keywords: ambient; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 6,069 (1 review)
|Tange- Eternal Dreaming [treetrunk112] - Tange|
Experienced artist Tange has created 4 longform pieces of ambient/soundscape music, crafted by his own mysterious generative processes. Do have a listen-- these tracks are full of interest and beauty. Treetrunk is also especially pleased to revisit the theme of generative music-- the original focus of the label.
Keywords: ambient; generative; longform; soundscape
|Hertz and Honeycutt-- Burn [treetrunk 208] - Hertz and Honeycutt|
Burn is a long form drone collaboration between the artists Jack Hertz and Mike Honeycutt. This track was created for the Time Drone artists series that was originally broadcast on February 16, 2011 at radio.electro-music.com .
Keywords: longform; drone; collaboration; soundscape; ambient
|Mystified - Meditation Mix [treetrunk086] - mystified|
A little cliche? Maybe so, but as mystified has made more and more friends into disciplines such as meditation, yoga, and even writing while listening to music, he decided to jump on the New Age bandwagon and create a mix of some of his trancey material to be used for such activities. 9 pieces are included in this mix, from a variety of mystified releases, some netreleases, others cdrs. The tracks are carefully cross-faded to allow for a smooth listening experience...
Keywords: ambient; drone; longform; meditation; mix
|Melophobia- The 13th Unfulfilled Hibernation [treetrunk 276] - Melophobia|
all sounds conceived, recorded, manipulated & produced on the 13th of July 2013near a small man-made lake in a village of Northern Greece, morning to midnight.this star is not for everyonestanding further than our eyesstanding ...if I lift my handIf you pick your ownthat star will go farther,only if you fall asleepwill embrace and whisperalmost sungfound here, no accident, to hugand in love,this star is for us, only
Keywords: experimental; ambient; soundscape
|Mystified- Dubstep Odyssey [treetrunk 293] - Mystified|
A nice e.p. with Mystified's take on dubstep music. Wobbly basslines and dubby beats!
Keywords: mystified; dubstep; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 1,939 (1 review)
|AutoCad - AutoCad Reclaimed Part 1 [treetrunk046] - Thomas Park|
Years before mystified began, Thomas Park created various kinds of electronica as AutoCad. AutoCad was a product of the MP3.com and IUMA era. Although much of this material had a late 1990's-early 2000's feel, Thomas was able to make some innovations during this period. As AutoCad, Thomas created a distinct form of fractal and mathematical techno, and explored various melodic and rhythmic loop structures...
|Jack Hertz- Night Songs [treetrunk 292] - Jack Hertz|
"Nyctophila (noun): Love of the darkness or night; finding relaxation of comfort in darkness.""I enter into the night and dream awake in the darkness where the universe is suspended. As the moon rises, a nocturnal state queues the symphony of lurking beings to move upon quiet landscapes under gem filled skies. These inspiring visions are translated into the night songs I present to you here."-- Jack Hertz, 2013
Keywords: ambient; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 1,543 (1 review)
|Various Artists- A Prophecy Of Emptiness Mix [treetrunk111] - Various Artists|
This is a mix of dark ambient, drone and experimental tracks with the subject of the dying city. You know-- urban decay-- rusting girders, broken trains and cars, dripping pipes, and so forth. Various eligible and cc-licensed tracks were included in the mix, including excellent music by Fosel, C. Reider (with PBK), Adamned Age, Tribe Of Astronauts, Mystified, Mister Vapor and Digital Mass. Hi-fidelity mp3 and FLAC files are available, so plug in, tune out, and imagine the natural end of cities a...
Keywords: ambient; dark ambient; drone; experimental; mix
Downloads: 2,561 (1 review)
|Ayato With Mystified- Broadcast For The Sultan #2 [treetrunk 197] - Ayato With Mystified|
For this, the second chapter in the "Broadcast For The Sultan" series, Ayato presented mystified with world sound and rhythm tracks to embellish, mix and master. We hope you enjoy the result-- we feel it is somewhat reminiscent of Muslimgauze.
Keywords: experimental; world; mystified; Ayato; rhythm; acoustic; drone; beat; ethnic
|Plexus Instruments- EPI [treetrunk066] - Plexus Instruments|
Treetrunk has been hoping to release some music by excellent techno artist Plexus Instruments for some time. Now folks, this isn't just your average techno. It's music that crosses borders and genres, and manages to be both emotive and musical, complex and understandable. Our only regret is that we could only feature three songs by this excellent artist.
Keywords: techno; electronica; ambient; glitch
Downloads: 2,267 (1 review)
|Ethnomite Pux- Zài Wo De Chuángshàng, Yuèliàng Shì Shanshuòzhe Yàoyan De De [treetrunk 195] - Ethnomite Pux|
An improvisation with Chinese wind instrument hulusi. Track two features trombone sounds by Mystified. Title of this EP means "Before my bed, the moon is shining bright", it's an excerpt from "Night Thoughts," a poem by Li Bai a.k.a. Li Po, Li T'ai Po - 701-762 C.E., Tang Dynasty. Additional processing and mixing by Laetitia Schteinberg (Ars Sonor).
Keywords: acoustic; improvisation; experimental; ethnic; Chinese
|Cousin Silas- Complex Silence 9 [treetrunk109] - Cousin Silas|
There are such artists that quietly create and share their works and perhaps never really surface in the wild wild world of netlabel artists. And to a certain point Cousin Silas is one of the best kept secrets under the radar, born and raised in the Colne valley of West Yorkshire, UK. He first released in 2001 commercially through Fflintcentral but quickly found the world of creative commons in 2005 with 4 releases to date on Earth Monkey productions, 4 releases on Earthrid and wandering through...
Keywords: ambient; minimal; classical; experimental
Downloads: 1,836 (1 review)
|Ben Stepner- Sky [treetrunk 096] - Ben Stepner|
"Sky" is a medium-short piece of nice ambience connoting a view of the sky on a perfect day. The piece was recorded on October 29 2009 at Cowboy Country, using a Roland Juno 106 and electronics. Treetrunk hope you enjoy it.
Keywords: ambient; soundscape
|Jørgensen & Martinsen- Triumph Standard 12 [treetrunk 295] - Jørgensen & Martinsen|
All sounds in this track is from an old typewriter "Triumph Standard 12" from 1939. No other instruments used.Recordings,manipulations,Effects,filtering/production and mix by Jørgensen/Martinsen 2013Final mix by Øystein JørgensenCover by Rune Martinsen
Keywords: ambient; Rune Martinsen; Øystein Jørgensen; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 1,649 (1 review)
|Kecap Tuyul- Syringlobulia [treetrunk 203] - Kecap Tuyul|
This is a remix Kecap Tuyul made of "Satyr 1", which in turn was a remix by Fabio Keiner of some Mystified pan flute sounds. Kecap Tuyul : prepared guitar and voice recorded just before dawn on september 18, 2011 mixed september 2011
Keywords: experimental; ambient; dark ambient; drone; guitar; voice; remix
Downloads: 959 (1 review)
|Digital Mass- Amalgamated Wreckage [treetrunk100] - Digital Mass|
The anonymous musical collective "Digital Mass" strikes for a second time with this fun, noisy and chaotic netrelease. The Mass took tracks from Mystified's seminal "Amalgam" release and remixed them using a fractal mixer. Strange progressions were tossed into the generative blender and added together, making for a wild sonic ride. Please note that this release marks Treetrunk's 100th effort. We at Treetrunk are proud to celebrate this milestone with Digital Mass, and thank all of you out there ...
Keywords: noise; random; fractal; generative; experimental
Downloads: 1,050 (1 review)
|Iaiko-- Overtone [treetrunk 207] - Iaiko|
Iaiko's newest work, based on his impressions of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan 1 year ago.
Keywords: experimental; soundscape; ambient
Downloads: 1,020 (1 review)
|Tange- Generative Themes [treetrunk 143] - Tange|
Accomplished artist Tange traces the course of the development of his generative composing processes through these 10 pieces. And don't miss the accompanying mixdown of all 10 themes, as mixed by Tange.
Keywords: ambient; soundscape; generative
|Edward J. Powley - Generative I: Conway's Game Of Life [treetrunk019] - Edward J. Powley|
Musician Edward J. Powley created a wonderful set of shimmering generative pieces. "For each track, a few thousand iterations of Conway's Game of Life were used to choose notes to play through a bank of plucked string synths. The resulting wav files were then processed in Adobe Audition to make them a bit easier on the ears." Highly recommended!
Keywords: generative; ambient; soundscape; atmosphere
|Red Alert-- Code gleam gloom [treetrunk 198] - Red Alert|
This was recorded live @ la ferme la/olivet France between 2009 & 2010. Extrasystole played lap-top/Electronics/keys Ayato Played turntables, prepared tapes & harmonica
Keywords: experimental; live; improvisation; collage
|Peter DiPhillips and Jack Hertz- 3 a.m. - Times Square [treetrunk 235] - Peter DiPhillips and Jack Hertz|
"This music is a result of a collaboration project using Jack Hertz' live recording, of 4 FM8 synthesizers as a starting point. The concept was to use his music as a sample source to compose a piece of my music by adding to and manipulating his samples. The primary elements I used were field recordings of water streams, rain, and toilets flushing along with my own synthesizer music/sound motifs. I combined, processed and mixed theses elements in various ways , in order to arrive at the compositi...
Keywords: Longform; Experimental; Ambient
|Mystified- Mystified Live [treetrunk089] - mystified|
On August 1, 2009 at 4 AM Central U.S. time, mystified made their first official live performance on WDBX Carbondale FM, 91.1. Thomas recorded the session, which was a generative bell drone, continuously shifting and never twice the same. The station stream reportedly was down, so Thomas wanted to post the audio of the set for friends and interested parties to listen. Special thanks to DJ Dave X.
Keywords: ambient; longform; soundscape; live
|Crows In The Garden and Kecap Tuyul- The Road Of Life [treetrunk 296] - Crows In The Garden and Kecap Tuyul|
Music Composed / Recorded / Mixed / Mastered by Kirill Makushin and Kecap Tuyul Kirill Makushin : Accordion / Harmonica / Effects / Original Mix Kecap Tuyul : Acoustic and Electric Guitar / Effects / Final Mix Artwork by Crows In The Garden Art
Keywords: ambient; acoustic; single; dark ambient
|Kinematik VKE- Nix and Hydra [treetrunk 301] - Kinematik VKE|
"In the vastness of space Pluto seems like a castoff in Neptunes wake. But she is not alone among the presence of her children. Nix, the mythological mother of Charon, lies next to it's companion Pluto. The small yet mighty dwarf planet seems to cradle it, a universal protector. She and her sister Hydra circle Pluto as single yet kindred warriors bound in silence. Intrepid explorers walking upon the frozen landscapes are treated to a vision of barren and blistered expanses of ice and dust underf...
Keywords: ambient; drone; remix; soundscape
|900 Piesek and Dren- Cups And Pentacles [treetrunk 225] - 900 Piesek and Dren|
". . .live accoustic improvisation from abandoned waterhouse in Lamac/Bratislava"-- 900 Piesek, 2012
Keywords: live; improvisation; industrial; soundscape
Downloads: 2,864 (1 review)
|Phillip Wilkerson-- Complex Silence 29 [treetrunk 244] - Phillip Wilkerson|
"Just five years ago, Thomas Park took an interest in my ambient music efforts and invited me to participate in the Constant Series on his Treetrunk Records netlabel. http://treetrunkrecords.wordpress.com/ By way of providing some background and definition, a Constant is a longform, minimal drone that takes a less is more approach. The idea is to create the least possible ambient drone material necessary for listening...
Keywords: ambient; longform
Downloads: 2,042 (2 reviews)
|Eric Jackson- Complex Silence 31 [treetrunk 252] - Eric Jackson|
What better way to help ring in the new year than to welcome a new artist in the Complex Silence oeuvre? Complex Silence 31 is by Eric Jackson. To help you get to know him and his creative process, I've included links to his information, music, and videos. Eric contacted me on Soundcloud several months ago and submitted the track "Dreamed Awakening" as a potential CS release. I immediately liked what I heard...
Keywords: longform; complex; silence; ambient; drone; guitar
Downloads: 1,906 (1 review)
|Jurko Haltuu- Negative 273 point 15 degrees Celsius [treetrunk 127] - Jurko Haltuu|
"-273.15°C the absolute zero is the theoretical temperature at which entropy reaches its minimum value. The laws of thermodynamics state that absolute zero cannot be reached using only thermodynamic means. A system at absolute zero still possesses quantum mechanical zero-point energy, the energy of its ground state. The kinetic energy of the ground state cannot be removed. However, in the classical interpretation it is zero and the thermal energy of matter vanishes...
Keywords: drone; ambient; dark ambient; soundscape; experimental